Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: Gertrude Stein

  • Katherine Anne Porter and the 1918 influenza epidemic

    Cristóbal S. Berry-Cabán Fort Bragg, North Carolina, United States   Fig 1. Katherine Anne Porter. Photograph taken in Mexico, 1930. In Pale Horse, Pale Rider, Katherine Anne Porter weaves the horrors of the Great War, the 1918 influenza pandemic, and the near-death experience of a young woman in love with a doomed American soldier into…